Music inspired by coffee- the top 10 coffee songs
Everyoneâ€™s addicted to it- coffee. It crops up all over the place. Itâ€™s even inspired great music! Hereâ€™s our collection of the top 10 coffee songs, in association with Strong Vend coffee machines.10. Sexy, No, No, No- Girls Aloud: â€œGet him out for coffee, hell yeah!â€ The girls exclaim in yet another dance floor hit.
9. Nine to Five- Dolly Parton: So itâ€™s not strictly coffee sheâ€™s sipping, but she does pour herself â€œa cup of ambition.â€
8. Cappuccino- MC Lyte: MC Lyteâ€™s rap is a tale of hindsight about a man who sees great cappuccinos being advertised in a cafe so he goes in to get one and finds himself in the middle of a drugs raid. He is mortally wounded in a shoot-out, despairing in the chorus: â€œWhy, oh why did I need cappuccino?â€
7. One More Cup of Coffee- Bob Dylan: This song, which has been covered by the White Stripes, was said to be inspired by a meeting with the King of the Gypsies, who turned out to just be an ordinary man living in a trailer.
6. Back for Good- Take That: â€œGot your lipstick marks still on your coffee cup,â€ The song that made millions of teenage (and not so teenage) girls swoon!
5. Coffee- Supersister: A cheeky play on the idea of â€˜coming up for coffee,â€™ the song was released in 2000 by the all-girl trio (not to be confused with the Dutch 60s band Supersister).
4. Black Coffee- All Saints: The clueâ€™s in the title on the female foursomeâ€™s 2000 hit single.
3. Drops of Jupiter- Train: Whilst the reference to coffee is only small: â€œThe best soy latte that you ever had, and me;â€ the song is so well loved that we have given it the number 3 position.
2. Tomâ€™s Diner- Suzanne Vega: The song, which has be released, remixed and re-released several times in the last couple of decades, centres around a woman sitting at the counter in a diner and trying to get a decent cup of coffee: â€œI am waiting at the counter for the man to pour the coffee and he fills it only halfway and before I even argue he is looking out the window at somebody coming in.â€
1. Coffee and TV- Blur: Britainâ€™s foremost indie band sings about the perfect cure for modern life.
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